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Visiting a Historic Round Barn

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As part of the Journées Culturelles (Culture Days), the Austin Cultural Committee invited Louise Abbott to act as  guide for a tour on September 27 of the historic round barn  on her family's former farm on Austin Bay, Lake Memphremagog. As luck would have it, Don Fisher, whose family owned the property prior to the Abbott family's occupancy, was on hand. Louise asked if he would serve as co-guide. He agreed, offering rich personal reminscences of dairy farming, chicken farming, and gladioli raising. Below is a photo of the round barn that Niels Jensen produced, along with a couple of pictures of the proceedings that Blanche Paquette, the community development agent for Austin, kindly provided.

 

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